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DONIZETTI, G.: Marino Faliero (1835 edition) (Bergamo Musica Festival, 2008) (NTSC)


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DONIZETTI, G.: Marino Faliero (1835 edition) (Bergamo Musica Festival, 2008) (NTSC)

Gaetano Donizetti


Marino FalieroGiorgo Surian
ElenaRachele Stanisci
FernandoIvan Magri
Israele BertucciLuca Grassi
StenoLuca Dall'Amico
LeoniLeonardo Gramegna
A gondolier / Strozzi – Domenico Menini
Irene – Paola Spissu
Vincenzo – Aleksandar Stefanovski
Beltrame – Giuseppe Di Paola
Pietro – Enrico Marchesini
Marco – Livio Scarpellini
Arrigo – Elvis Fanton
Giovanni – Moya Gonzalo Ezequiel

Bergamo Musica Festival Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Fabio Tartari)
Bruno Cinquegrani, conductor

Marco Spada, stage director
Alessandro Ciammarughi, set and costume designer
Giovanni Pirandello, lighting designer


Recorded live at the Teatro Donizetti, Bergamo, Italy, 31 October and 2 November 2008.


Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM 2.0 / Dolby Surround 5.0 / DTS 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English
Running time: 152 mins
No. of DVDs: 2 (DVD 5 + DVD 9)

Donizetti’s fiftieth opera, Marino Faliero, was first performed in Paris on 12 March 1835 with a cast comprising four of the finest singers of the period before premiering in London a few weeks later. Although these premières were both overshadowed by Bellini’s I Puritani, Marino Faliero subsequently enjoyed a long and successful run of international performances throughout the 19th century before disappearing from the stage until its modern revival in 1966. Set in Venice in 1355, it remains a major work of Italian Romanticism, sentimental, martial, full of conspiratorial adventure and culminating with the execution of the leading rôle.

Donizetti, Gaetano

Bidera, Emanuele

Cinquegrani, Bruno

Bergamo Musica Festival Orchestra

Bergamo Musica Festival Chorus

Dall'Amico, Luca; Ezequiel, Moya Gonzalo; Fanton, Elvis; Gramegna, Leonardo; Grassi, Luca; Magri, Ivan; Marchesini, Enrico; Menini, Domenico; Paola, Giuseppe di; Scarpellini, Livio; Spissu, Paola; Stanisci, Rachele; Stefanovski, Aleksandar; Surian, Giorgio

Label: Naxos

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 2.110616-17

Barcode: 747313561560

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Physical Release: 04/2011

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